May 2, 2014 3:00am EDT
. a white house spokesman said that germany's anger over the nash -- over the nsa surveillance program which caused merkel to cancel a u.s. trip last year will not complicate a joint effort to address the situation in ukraine. u.s. employers probably boosted payrolls in april by the most in five months. economists predict that the u.s. added 218,000 jobs last month after a gain of 192000 and march. a pickup in april would follow data this week showing that households spent more freely and manufacturing accelerated. to the pollstakes next week in the country's finance minister seems sure that the ruling anc will retain power. we sat down for an exclusive conversation. having the advantage of an institution like the african national congress which will win the election by significant majority means there is continuity and transparency and relative certainty about what we intend to do. we have a record of translating election manifestoes and a commitment to the national development plan into business plans for government departments. >> south africa's true growth potential is being hampered by
May 1, 2014 3:00am EDT
-mobile is the fourth-largest carrier in the state. it is owned by deutsche telekom in germany. it is a separate company in the states. when at&t try to buy it. wall street thought it would go through. it was price in. and the regulator said no. softbank need to get regulatory approval. the need to make the case this will not harm consumers. it will give consumers more options. >> so hans, who might run the company? >> john leger. the leading candidate. he is the current ceo and president of t-mobile usa. he is the leading candidate. deutsche telekom and softbank are talking about potential names. this is not a done deal. john leger a colorful figure. we have colors of him -- p ictures of him crashing and at&t consumer electronic show. if he's head of this new company, maybe he can get into mclemore parties by by himself. >> you see him with the pink t-shirt. hans nichols with the very latest possible merger. still with us for more of his views on the markets, the global seed investment officer -- global investment officer. before the break, we were talking about what you like in the markets. you are qu
Apr 29, 2014 3:00am EDT
hans nichols joins us from germany. >> futures are hot. .t was the activity in m&a0 it will be about the data points. forronger gdp, a bigger day data and affects. >> it certainly well. we'll have to watch. you are watching bp sanctions. >> as a reporter first -- they reported results. they bumped up the dividend. their smallest increases the gulf spill. whattors on the whole like they are hearing. the big issue for bp is a they cannot catch a break. 4 years and nine days after the gulf spill him a they have a another big problem. it is called russia. are watching deutsche bank. we have had earnings. up aancine, wrapping conference call. he will not rule in or out any capital increases. a great deal of reporting over the week, the past week they have to were inspired billion in a new shares. revenues were down, profit was the dow. it was a beat on the numbers. would take a closer look. -- profits were down. -- we will take a closer look. months, back to microsoft. with the purchase of the phones or units. nokia have announced that rajeev suri will be taking the helm.